I let the girls out a bit today. It's been really cold, 20-ish, so I let them stretch their legs out in the backyard since it was sunny. They've been pretty much in the fenced veggie garden area outside the "sunroom"after we get home.
Sweetheart Ellie, who I bonded with during her recent wormy illness. I love the photos of her on my chair looking out the picture window! I found 2 very petite eggs, from Buffy and Ellie today, in the same nesting box! Finally! Dave kept calling them "your defective chickens". Now all 3 are laying, with shorter days, a bit off cycle. We got the 2 close to summer, so I figured they might not lay much til after winter.
Pagan Christmas Origins-
Anthropology has always fascinated me, and here's a good book that will spin your head around, in a good way- Pagan Christmas: The Plants, Spirits, and Rituals at the Origins of Yuletide Available at- Amazon.com Really fascinating info on the very ancient, pre-Christian origins of most of the Christmas traditions. Who knew???
Get Out the Hankies, What a Miraculous Ending!
These beagles, who spent their lives in metal boxes in a medical research lab, see sunlight and feel grass under their paws for the first time-
More information of these wonderful dogs and their rescue workers here- blogs.discovery.com